San Pedro de la Rúa Church

Estella, Spain

Built in the 12th century, San Pedro de la Rúa is the oldest church in Estella. The sanctuary dating from the end of the 12th century is still standing. It has three naves, dating from around the 13th century. The chapel of San Andrés is Baroque and has a Rococo altarpiece. At the foot of the church there are baroque stalls and a font. The exterior cloister has a square plan and in it there are decorated capitals that narrate the life of Saints and Christ, along with plants and animal reliefs.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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www.spainisculture.com

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Colm Kelleher (2 years ago)
Stunning and historic. Romanesque and beautiful cloisters
Nigel Pawsey (Nig P) (2 years ago)
Beautiful old church, worth s visit instead of racing past, slow down Pilgrims.
Seymour Millo. (2 years ago)
Historical
Tim Gawarecki (3 years ago)
I had a wonderful, and quick, mass here :)
Oleg Naumov (4 years ago)
Stunning monument of Medieval Navarese Gothic architecture and culture. Admission is free but any donation is welcomed and highly appreciated. Visitors are allowed to take non commercial photo without flash light.
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